Engaged buddhists too often lean progressive because they don’t understand the fundamental nature of the state that they rely on.
Aaron Ross Powell
Aaron Ross Powell is Director and Editor of Libertarianism.org, a project of the Cato Institute. Libertarianism.org presents introductory material as well as new scholarship related to libertarian philosophy, theory, and history. He is also co-host of Libertarianism.org’s popular podcast, Free Thoughts. His writing has appeared in Liberty and The Cato Journal. He earned a JD from the University of Denver.
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Joshua Childress, a former Customs Border Patrol agent, joins us to discuss how his views conflicted with the work he was doing on the border.
Jonathan Blanks returns to discuss how versions of liberty were promoted by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X during the Civil Rights Movement.
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Do your beliefs fall on the libertarian thought spectrum?
If you try to prevent every possible danger in your child’s everyday life, they will never get a chance to grow up.
Does piracy have a catastrophic effect on how music, movies, and books are distributed?
Paternalism, even the art of nudging people in the right direction, does not allow human beings to make their own individual decisions.
How far should we go to fight societal injustice?
Video games have extensive compelling narratives that gives the player a degree of agency that is not present in watching movies or reading books.
If you make food that is indisputably safe, using appropriate methods, Linnekin argues that there is no need for the government to intervene.
Drug prohibition, which drives the black market, makes it harder for rational people to take advantage of drugs they find necessary, argues Jeff Miron.
Peter Van Doren joins us to discuss if Trump has actually kept his campaign promises of deregulation.